Posts Tagged “epidemic”

CDC Will Not Rename Swine Flu as the WHO.

By | May 3, 2009

Now that the World Health Organization has taken to calling Swine Flu simply influenza A (H1N1), the Centers for Disease Control here in the United States will not follow suit, because they believe changing the name now will only serve to confuse people. They want to be as clear as possible in such an anxious […]

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Swine Flu Prevention and High Tech Hopes

By | May 2, 2009

Airports are currently trying new high tech detection techniques (actually many installed them back during the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and bird flu scares). Still they are fairly new. The only problem with their fancy thermal image scanners is that they can only detect swine flu after the early stages of entry and uncoating, […]

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New Name for Swine Flu

By | April 30, 2009

The WHO and others are now discussing a new name for swine flu because of the adverse affects it is having on the pig markets. As many of you know I mentioned in a previous post that Egypt has ordered the slaughter of all their pigs. Also I imagine this does not help the pigs […]

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Swine Flu Update

By | April 29, 2009

While searching around for swine flu related marital I found this graphic, I apologize for the somewhat ghastly nature of it. Nonetheless I think it sums up Swine Flu well, and the powerful nature of it focuses us to the problem while not overwhelming us too greatly. The graphic was originally created for a video […]

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Where Will Swine Flu Strike Next?

By | April 29, 2009

Swine Flu is starting to spread, and for many it is coming a little too close to home. According to the Associated Press it has struck in Boston now. For me living in Rhode Island I through New York was pretty close when I heard three days ago that eight N.Y. high school Students tested […]

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